Posts Tagged ‘Child Self-Esteem’

When Praise Builds Children’s Self Esteem and When It Doesn’t

March 30, 2012 | Posted in Confident Kids, Confident Teens, Happiness, Relationships family

Other than good health what more could we want for our children than happiness and self-esteem? Read more…


Are You Raising a Human Being or a Human Doing?

March 16, 2012 | Posted in Achievement, Confident Kids, Confident Teens checklist

It was over 10 years ago- the day that began a gradual yet dramatic shift in my thinking. I was sitting in a Humanistic Psychology class in graduate school and Professor Stephen McConnell asked the fateful question, Read more…


Sharing Stories of Childhood Shyness – How to Help Your Shy Child Learn by Your Example

February 7, 2012 | Posted in Confident Kids, Personality girl-sitting

It can be empowering to kids to learn how you were similar to them when you were young and how you handled it. Read more…


Parent Expectations Part 2 – The Downside of Setting the Bar Too High

February 2, 2012 | Posted in Achievement, Anxiety, Confident Kids, Confident Teens Climbing Boy

In the last post we discussed parental expectations that are too low. Now let’s explore the flipside– what happens when parent expectations are too high. Read more…

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